Turkish Family Law is a branch of Turkish Civil Law and covers such a wide range of issues and fields. It should be very well known than-t family law is naturally and indispensably connected with the Turkish Civil Code.
Family Law is the second book of the Turkish Civil Code. These are the main issues covered by Family Law;
Divorce is the most common dispute encountered in family law. Divorce case is a case that spouses should deal with together with an expert divorce attorney to terminate their marriage. The institution of divorce is regulated in the Turkish Civil Code as well as the institutions of engagement or marriage. Divorce case and related cases include child support payment, alimony for the poorer spouse, custody and pecuniary and non-pecuniary claims resulted from divorce. Both contested divorce case and uncontested divorce case can be brought into action.
In the divorce case, spouses may terminate the legal process by agreeing on divorce and secondary issues, which is called uncontested divorce. For uncontested divorce, spouses should conclude a divorce agreement and submit the agreement to the court. Undisputed divorce agreement should be presented to the court together with uncontested divorce petition where clauses that spouses agree are stated.
Uncontested divorce agreement is the pre-requisite of uncontested divorce cases. With this agreement, spouses admit that they agree on all issues related to the divorce and that there are no disputes between them. Spouses should agree on alimony, pecuniary and non-pecuniary compensation, the custody of children if any and child support payment, and other relevant issues in the uncontested divorce agreement. The judge will examine uncontested divorce case petition and uncontested divorce agreement, listens to spouses and decides on divorce.
Maintaining and concluding contested divorce case or uncontested divorce case together with a competent divorce attorney is of great importance. Any failure in seeking legal rights in divorce, which is a strict right, will lead to material and immaterial damages in spouses’ future life. The divorce attorney will enlighten, inform and guide spouses about their rights and the legal process. Attorney Ozan Soylu Law Office offers its clients all and any legal counseling services with a team of divorce attorneys specialized in family law in contested and uncontested divorce cases. Our office will support you in concluding uncontested divorce agreement and helps you prevent current and future losses of rights.
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